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T.H.E. Journal Magazine Hosts Free K-12 Virtual Security Summit--Sharing Best Practices
Join us at the School Security Virtual Summit, September 21 from 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM ET to learn how to incorporate today's technologies like social media, mobile devices and digital security into your school to create a safe learning environment.
By: Karen Barak, 1105 Media Education Group
Geoff Fletcher, editorial director for T.H.E. Journal, will lead three one-hour panel discussions of enterprising school professionals who have found creatively effective ways to overcome three current safety challenges faced by school and district administrators:
Covering physical security and kicking off the virtual event from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern will be the panel discussion titled, “At the Intersection of IT and Facilities: Breaking Down the Silos for Better School Security”. This session will discuss the changes technology has brought to physical security and identify who the new stakeholders are that need to be involved in today’s K-12 facilities security project. David Carpenter, network administrator for Huffman Independent School in Texas; Brad Sandt of Park Hill School District in Missouri; and Graeme Buchanan, video surveillance specialist with CDW-G will share ideas and experiences in developing and implementing a successful tech-integrated physical security solution for schools and districts.
The movement to implement 1-to-1 computing programs in schools and districts while saving money is the main topic covered in the 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern panel discussion titled, “Laptops, Netbooks and Smartphones:
The final panel discussion of the day from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern titled, “Digital Citizenship:
In addition to the three panel discussions, the School Security Virtual Summit also offers attendees additional learning opportunities. Attendees can visit the Lounge to chat in real-time with their peers and industry experts; view demos and ask questions in the Exhibit Hall booths; and stop by the Media Center to download product information and presentation materials. Should someone miss a session or cannot attend the live event day, all materials will remain accessible on-demand until December 21, 2010.
For more information on the School Security Virtual Summit – including a detailed list of sessions, exhibitors, presenters and registration information – visit www.thejournal.com/
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T.H.E. Journal magazine, website, newsletters and online resources inform K-12 administrators, technologists and educators about strategies and best practices using technology to influence instruction and administration at schools/districts nationwide.
Page Updated Last on: Sep 15, 2010